U.S.

Witness claims pickup driver admitted texting before collision

Witness claims pickup driver admitted texting before collision

Dispatchers in Real County received a call from a woman who reported a truck was driving erratically on USA 83, county Constable Nathan Johnson said. National Transportation Safety Board Investigato...

by · U.S.

Most Democrats oppose Trump Supreme Court pick, but not all

In all, 33 Democrats have said they will oppose Gorsuch. Gorsuch's confirmation would be a much-needed victory for the Trump administration, which has stumbled elsewhere. Senate Minority Leader Ch...

by · U.S.

UNC downs Oregon, to meet Gonzaga in NCAA men's basketball championship

He pointed out that North Carolina had a few players ignore the temptation to go pro after losing to Villanova in the national final previous year and now the Tar Heels are back in the championship ga...

by · U.S.
Trump vs. Freedom Caucus: Will 2018 elections get ugly for GOP?

Trump vs. Freedom Caucus: Will 2018 elections get ugly for GOP?

Rick Manning, a longtime conservative activist and former lobbyist, had worked on setting up the meeting for weeks, but it took on a greater urgency after the health care bill was pulled last week. If...

by · U.S.

After HB2 revision, ACC says North Carolina can again host championship events

College basketball's governing body pulled first and second-round games out of Greensboro, N.C. because of House Bill 2 and instead awarded them to Greenville, S.C., depriving Greensboro and North ...

by · U.S.
Obama admin official after Spicer comments

Obama admin official after Spicer comments

Farkas worked as deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine and Russia from 2012 until October 2015 . "Have you asked [Farkas]?" he asked Keith. In addition, he said Farkas could be ...

by · U.S.

Anti-LGBT HB2 has cost North Carolina $3.76 billion

Lt. Gov. Dan Forest is fighting efforts to repeal House Bill 2, the law limiting LGBT protections and requiring transgender people to use public restrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certi...

by · U.S.

Slight risk of severe weather for Southeast Louisiana Thursday

Rain will return on Monday night and Tuesday . And some of these storms could be severe while impacting the entire South-Central Texas region, according to National Weather Service forecasters. M...

by · U.S.
3 arrested in Atlanta I-85 fire, bridge collapse

3 arrested in Atlanta I-85 fire, bridge collapse

Total bond was set at $200,000. Sophia Brauer and Barry Thomas were arrested along with Eleby on Friday, both charged with criminal trespass in the area used to store state-owned construction materi...

by · U.S.
Trump aide accused of Hatch Act Violation over threatening tweet

Trump aide accused of Hatch Act Violation over threatening tweet

Many would likely drop services like maternity care and mental health services, which are required under Obamacare but tend to draw more expensive patients. Also, it would allow insurers to effectivel...

by · U.S.

Veep: Trump May Actually Move Israeli Embassy At Last

America, he said, will no longer tolerate Iran's efforts to destabilise the region and jeopardise Israel's security. "Israel is committed to working with President Trump to advance peace with the Pale...

by · U.S.
Joy Reid on Ivanka's move to the White House

Joy Reid on Ivanka's move to the White House

Jamie Gorelick, a lawyer and ethics adviser for Ms Trump, said the first daughter will not have an official title, but will get a West Wing office, government-issued communications devices and securit...

by · U.S.
Will South Carolina or Mississippi State win the NCAA title?

Will South Carolina or Mississippi State win the NCAA title?

The Bulldogs, you know, they beat a very good Baylor team to get into the Final Four and have this match up with UConn, and they have a very good, very tiny point guard - 5 foot 5 inch Morgan William...

by · U.S.

Gov. Roy Cooper signs HB2 repeal into law

The NCAA's governing board would review North Carolina's law next week, President Mark Emmert said Thursday. The announcement came days after the National Collegiate Athletic Association said it w...

by · U.S.
Shaheen, Hassan Seek To Rescind Trump's Anti-Climate Executive Order

Shaheen, Hassan Seek To Rescind Trump's Anti-Climate Executive Order

If Trump were to somehow bring all those jobs back, there'd still be more people employed by the retail shoe sales industry (224,000). "Help us do that'". "It is the sole superpower in the world, th...

by · U.S.
Ivanka, Kushner hold real estate worth $741M

Ivanka, Kushner hold real estate worth $741M

Prior to the release, White House officials told reporters the documents would reveal the "incredible complexity and sophistication" of the assets and financial structures these "incredibly successful...

by · U.S.

Sen. McCaskill Will Not Support Gorsuch

McCaskill's stance is not entirely surprising because she is close to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY, who is leading the opposition to Gorsuch. Moreover, a filibuster would probably be def...

by · U.S.
Justice Sotomayor, at Princeton, avoids any talk of Gorsuch

Justice Sotomayor, at Princeton, avoids any talk of Gorsuch

Judge Gorsuch is not entitled to confirmation, but he deserves the courtesy that the Constitution demands. They have actions planned in all 50 states aiming to defeat the nomination. We have seen libe...

by · U.S.
North Carolina future uncertain after 'Bathroom bill' reset

North Carolina future uncertain after 'Bathroom bill' reset

Reached through back-room deal-making, it still exposes gay and transgender people to discrimination whenever they go to a hotel, restaurant, locker room or bathroom, rights advocates say. The stakes ...

by · U.S.
White House counters investigation with its own allegations

White House counters investigation with its own allegations

What do we know today that we didn't know yesterday? But take just one developing story, the one around Flynn. Armed with signs that read, "Get out of bed with Trump", "What are you hiding #Russia...

by · U.S.

Arab leaders: We'll try to relaunch Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

The trio looked at "efforts to back the Palestinian Authority and means of bolstering regional and global efforts to resume Israeli-Palestinian negotiations", the statement by Egypt's presidential spo...

by · U.S.

Trump aide called for the defeat of MI congressman

President Donald Trump's social media director Dan Scavino first needled Amash on Friday, tweeting that the Great Lakes State congressman refused to back the Republican Obamacare replacement bill bec...

by · U.S.
Trump's Budget Might Not Have to Fund Border Wall

Trump's Budget Might Not Have to Fund Border Wall

The package would wrap up $1.1 trillion in unfinished spending bills and address the Trump administration's request for an immediate $30 billion in additional Pentagon spending. Leaders of the Senate ...

by · U.S.
Michael Flynn left Russian speaking fees off initial financial disclosures

Michael Flynn left Russian speaking fees off initial financial disclosures

Kellyanne Conway, a top aide from Trump's campaign who has had a somewhat choppy term in office so far - famously insinuating Trump may have been shrivelled by a microwave oven - held assets worth up ...

by · U.S.
Netanyahu: Israel committed to working with Trump for peace

Netanyahu: Israel committed to working with Trump for peace

Why candidates find it so easy to promise an embassy move on the trail and so hard to follow through once they become president is a matter of some mystery, but it's probably not as secret or comple...

by · U.S.

Top Senate Democrat to oppose Trump pick for Supreme Court

Republicans are eager to confirm Gorsuch before an Easter recess next month, but with no Democrat expressing support for Gorsuch, they are threatening to change Senate rules to ensure the judge's swif...

by · U.S.
Ivanka Trump Getting A West Wing Office Is Nepotism At Its Worst

Ivanka Trump Getting A West Wing Office Is Nepotism At Its Worst

Ivanka Trump, who is married to senior adviser Jared Kushner, has already been a presence in her father's presidency. Ivanka has been a frequent behind-the-scenes adviser to her father and during An...

by · U.S.

Democratic Senators Go Against Their Party, Support Gorsuch for Supreme Court

The Senate confirmation vote is expected late next week. And senators of both parties say that proceeding with the rules change could ultimately lead to complete elimination of the minority party's ab...

by · U.S.

GOP controls federal government but struggles to govern

After U.S. President Donald Trump's health care reform bill didn't see the light of day on Friday - despite months of his boasting about its superiority to Obamacare (a.k.a. The Affordable Care Ac...

by · U.S.
Warm & Dry Weekend, When We Are Tracking Rain and Storms

Warm & Dry Weekend, When We Are Tracking Rain and Storms

A few showers will be possible over south central Kansas Sunday night into Monday morning, but most of the state will miss out on this opportunity for rain. A cold front may spark a line of shower...

by · U.S.
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushners' finances revealed in disclosure documents

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushners' finances revealed in disclosure documents

The White House has never shied away from saying that the current staff's net worth is believed to be the richest in USA history. Kushner's disclosure also showed that he took on tens of millions ...

by · U.S.
Driver in crash admitted texting before collision

Driver in crash admitted texting before collision

Friday, an eyewitness told The Associated Press that he was driving behind Young's truck and saw it weaving erratically just before the wreck. "I told him we're talking safety here, and they need to...

by · U.S.
NCAA BASKETBALL: Tar Heels, Oregon try to get it right

NCAA BASKETBALL: Tar Heels, Oregon try to get it right

No. 1 seed North Carolina beat third-seeded OR 77-76 on Saturday to advance to Monday's national championship game against Gonzaga. The national championship game will be played at Univers...

by · U.S.
Trump Targets House Freedom Caucus Ahead Of Healthcare Vote

Trump Targets House Freedom Caucus Ahead Of Healthcare Vote

At first, there were just nine of them, but the group, which is considered the most far-right flank of the Republican conference, grew. He even threatened to hurt them politically, saying he will reme...

by · U.S.
Trump's negotiator meets with Arab League Summit leaders

Trump's negotiator meets with Arab League Summit leaders

From their hotel on the Dead Sea, they have a view of the Israeli-occupied West Bank on the opposite shore - a visual reminder of the stalled Palestinian quest for statehood, an issue that host Jordan...

by · U.S.